Ecology of Allogalathea elegans
Main Ref. Davie, P.J.F., 2002
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Allogalathea elegans may be found.
Remarks Associated with crinoids (Refs. 100838, 100851).


Substrate Benthic: mobile;
Substrate Ref. Davie, P.J.F., 2002
Special habitats Coral Reefs; Other habitats: seamounts; other invertebrates (Refer to associations.);
Special habitats Ref. Baba, K., E. Macpherson, G.C. Poore, S.T. Ahyong, A. Bermudez, P. Cabezas, C.-W. Lin, M. Nizinski, C. Rodrigues and K. Schnabel, 2008


Ref. Zmarzly, D.L., 1984
associations symbiosis;
Associated with crinoids such as Comanthina schlegeli; Comanthus bennetti (Ref. 100838); Capillaster multiradiatus; Comanthina sp.; Stephanometra spicata (Ref. 100851).
Association remarks


feeding type
feeding type ref
feeding habit
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trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 12.21.07
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 06.08.15
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